PE
White Collar Crimes
Banking
ONTIER SPAIN

Defence for wrongful appropiation in financial entity



Problem

The Secretary of the Board of Directors of one of the most important Spanish Banking Entities, listed in the IBEX 35, was accused, together with other members of the Board of Directors and Senior Executives of said Entity, of being the perpetrator of the crime of Wrongful Appropriation. The Tax Minister initiated the accusation.

 



Solution

The case proceeded before the Central Investigative Magistrates' Court corresponding to the Provincial High Court, holding the Oral Trial before the Criminal Division of that Court.

 

Both in the preliminary investigation as well as during the Trial a complex technical legal defence was prepared. It is noteworthy that the case carried enormous public relevance and domestic and international press were present during the numerous sessions of the Oral Trial.



Benefit

Our client was acquitted of the crime of wrongful appropriation for which it was accused, both by the Criminal Division of the Provincial High Court and by the Criminal Division of the Supreme Court.

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